Adil Rami is on his way to Turkey. The Fenerbahçe announced this Sunday in a statement the opening of negotiations with the defender of 33 years, dismissed ten days ago from Olympique de Marseille. "After the medical visit (Monday), discussions about the transfer will start with the player," said the Bosphorus giant.
Monday, the world champion had told RMC his "desire to find a team (…) find a club", after his painful eviction for "serious misconduct" OM. The management accuses him of missing a training, May 20, to participate in the shooting of the show Fort Boyard, without the authorization of the club according to the leaders.
A mixed 2018-2019 season
Recruited in 2017 from Seville FC, the French international had a promising start with Marseille. Pillar of the team, he reached the final of the Europa League in 2018. But, in the wake of his world title in Russia with the Blues, his season 2018-2019 was marked by injuries and poor performance.
He has played only 21 games in all competitions, multiplying the blunders to almost each of his tenures. The player had also acknowledged having experienced a kind of "burnout" after the coronation of the Blues. "It's been a while since Adil Rami is no longer a footballer," Didier Deschamps said in March.